by Impressions by Emma Crewe

Issue: 25

Journal section: General Articles
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Received: 2010-10-06


Between 400-800 million people, predominantly women and children, are exposed to potentially health-damaging biomass smoke. Although this health risk is well recognized, the correlation between fuel use and specific health effects is not proven, and the effectiveness of smoke exposure reduction techniques not known. For this reason, the Prevention of Environment Pollution Unit of the World Health Organisation's Environmental Health Division, brought together an international group of researchers...

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